Germany has told the CIA station chief in Berlin to pack his bags, as tensions over US spying in Germany escalate.
Wikileaks says its latest release of documents shows the wide reach of economic espionage conducted by the NSA in Germany. Documents released by the whistleblowers suggest an intense interest in the Greek debt crisis.
Germany's foreign minister has called on Washington to swiftly clarify what is and is not true regarding the latest NSA snooping allegations. There are reports that it spied on several cabinet ministers.
The US ambassador to Germany, John B. Emerson, has been called to a meeting at Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Office to explain recent WikiLeaks disclosures. Several lawmakers have joined in on demanding answers.
France "won't tolerate" security threats, President Francois Hollande said after reports of NSA spying. According to WikiLeaks, three presidents were monitored, discussing the Middle East, Greece and even US spying.